Chris Milk is a photographer, director, entrepreneur, founder, and CEO of Within (Virtual Reality).
Beginning his career in music videos, commercials and photography shortly gaining recognition. Working with names such as Kanye West, Johnny Cash, U2 and others. Milk’s work has since expanded beyond tradition. Experimenting with different formats and mediums storytelling leading into virtual reality, now a partner, creative director, and creator with Here Be Dragons.
Which is a VR company producing some of the most fascinating and groundbreaking? Virtual Reality videos today.
Through various interviews and speeches including TED talks 2015 presenting the power of virtual reality as a medium. Spoke a second time again in 2016 on virtual reality as the last medium of storytelling.
Hinting these are still the early stages of Virtual reality and quoted from an interview with TechCrunch Milk stated “Citizen Kane does not come in year 2 of cinema. It Takes decades”. Hinting VR is still in early stages. Expressing That more content is in demand. Experimenting with interaction and delivering empathy to our experience.
Milk now a partner, creative director, and creator with Here Be Dragons. What is that you may ask, It is a Specialized production with custom tools and technology in virtual reality supporting innovative creators releasing all forms of content. Including 5 Virtual Reality videos Created by Chris Milk below.
Waves of Grace
9 mins 41 sec
The story follows Decontee Davis an ebola survivor, using her immunity to help others affected by the disease.
Evolution Of Verse
3 mins 59 secs
Journey from one beginning to another, This is one of the more experimental virtual reality videos chris milk has produced.
Jerry Seinfeld SNL Q&A
8 mins 1sec
Bringing you behind the scenes of SNL for its 40th anniversary special, Featuring appearances by current and former cast member, past hosts, and guest stars.
Walking New York
7 mins 8 secs
Here be Dragons and New York times have collaborated to capture a large scale street art installation by renowned french artist JR.
8 mins 9 secs
Teaming up with vice news in the first ever virtual reality news broadcast covering the millions march in New York with over 60,000 New Yorkers.